The Guy Next Door
The Guy Next Door: A BFF Novel
The Guy Next Door
Carol Culver
Spring has officially arrived at Manderley Prep??and lust is in the air? Ethan Andrews is the one guy that Maggie has always wanted but never had the courage to go for. With her shortage of funds and Ugly Betty looks, she?s not even a blip on his radar. That?s all about to change when Maggie gets the makeover of a lifetime?and a little help from her friends. The perfect opportunity to get noticed by Ethan comes on the class trip to Hawaii. Could there be a more ideal setting for a little romance? Now Maggie just has to figure out if she has the guts to make her move?

Book Details


  • Chick Lit
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Romance

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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After her parents get divorced, Maggie moves away from the guy next door, her love, Ethan. Maggie misses the days when she and Ethan used to ride bikes and play tag because now with her metal braces and glasses he barely notices her. After her invisible braces replace her metal ones and contacts replace her glasses, Maggie finally gets the chance to talk to him at a dance, and when she gives him a fencing lesson. Now, that they're taking a chorus trip to Hawaii, Maggie will get to show off the bikini that her friend, Victoria, made her. But is that enough to get Ethan to notice her?

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